The other night I was daydreaming about buying a Chez Scheme license so I checked up on their license costs.
They are now Apache Licensed OSS.
Funny timing as they opened up only days prior.
The issue board is already active.
#chez on Freenode is blessed though the channel doesn’t seem to be up yet.
This is all delightful.
Thanks to the efforts of the SRFI authors, the R6RS SRFI library team, and Aaron, Chez has the portable R6RS SRFI libraries up and running on it.
A single R6RS code-base used among all of the different R6RS implementations means substantial code-reuse, and all of the benefits that it brings.
A R6RS conformant Chez Scheme 7.4D and TSPL4 now available.
Surprised?! I was. I hadn’t heard anything either. Anywhere. From anyone.
Yesterday though, I saw Aaron (dedicated Chez user) posting about R6RS ports here and Eduardo mentioned TSPL4’s availability here here.
The TSPL4 link is broken, but was not at the time of posting. Since the hardcopy hasn’t been released yet, I suspect that the link will be down until the hard copy is released.
The link is back up.
FWIW: I didn’t think it was worth bothering Kent by asking about why it was down in the first place.